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Local 727’s Persistence Results in Arbitration Win for Trade Show Members, G.E.S. Ordered to Cease and Desist from Violating CBA

| June 4, 2019

Teamsters Local 727 was recently awarded an arbitration win when Arbitrator Lisa Salkovitz Kohn determined that Global Exposition Services (G.E.S.) had violated the terms of the Trade Show Industry collective bargaining agreement for shows occurring on September 24, October 9, and October 12, 2009. The arbitration initially stems from multiple grievances filed by Local 727 […]

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Local 727 Secures Alternative 401(k) Retirement Option for Master Trade Show Industry and Warehouse Contracts

Local 727 Secures Alternative 401(k) Retirement Option for Master Trade Show Industry and Warehouse Contracts

| May 22, 2019

Membership to Vote Between Cash Balance Plan and 401(k) Plan The Teamsters Local 727 bargaining committee and Trade Show Contractors reconvened negotiations for a Master Trade Show Industry collective bargaining agreement, as well as Freeman warehouse and G.E.S. warehouse agreements on Thursday, May 16.  Local 727 trade show members previously voted to reject the employers’ […]

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Local 727 Secures Retroactivity Agreement for all Trade Show Industry Members

| December 21, 2018

While Teamsters Local 727, Freeman Decorating Company, and Global Exposition Services (G.E.S.) have made significant progress during negotiations for new trade show industry collective bargaining agreements, the issue of the Central States Pension Fund has not yet been completely decided.  As such, negotiations for a new master trade show industry, Freeman warehouse, and G.E.S. warehouse […]

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Unprepared GES Cancels Meeting Minutes Before Negotiations are Set to Resume

| November 28, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 and Global Exposition Services were set to resume negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement covering employees working in the G.E.S. warehouse on Thursday, November 15th at the Local 727 office. While the date and location were agreed upon by both parties two weeks in advance, Local 727 received a call a […]

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Union and Freeman Make Significant Progress on Warehouse Contract Negotiations

| November 20, 2018

On November 13th, Teamsters Local 727 and Freeman Decorating Company made significant progress towards reaching an agreement for a new contract covering employees in Freeman’s warehouse.  Upon reconvening negotiations this past week, the parties successfully reached tentative agreements on several non-economic issues including paid time off and seniority. Local 727 and Freeman have reached a […]

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